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George Howe

In memory of:

Bombardier George Howe

September 26, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Military Service


Service Number:

6040

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Additional Information


Born:

January 10, 1881
Birmingham, England

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of Robert Howe of Toronto. On enlistment for First World War service, Bombardier Howe was employed as a Railway Freight man. Bombardier Howe also served with the Canadian Scouts during the South African War.

Commemorated on Page 1 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Section 11, Row 25, Grave 13.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Paper
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario.   The octagonal 
Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World 
War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies.  Individually inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls.  Each panel includes the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of 
death.
  • War Memorial Window– One of the sets of War Memorial stained glass windows in the St. Thomas 
Church Baptistry.
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Bombardier George Howe.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.

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